Law School

FCC Tests Its Authority Over States

March 1, 2015

Christopher Yoo of the Law School comments on the Federal Communication Commission testing its authority over states in

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

An Open Internet: How New Regulations Hurt Both Sides of the Debate

February 18, 2015

Christopher Yoo of the Law School expresses his opinion on the Federal Communications Commission’s upcoming vote on new

Article Source: Fortune.com

Penn Law School Promotes Theodore Ruger to Dean

February 18, 2015

Theodore Ruger has been named as the new Law School dean, effective July 1.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658 February 17, 2015

Theodore Ruger Named Dean of Penn Law School

Theodore Ruger has been named dean of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, effective July 1. Ruger has served as a member of the faculty for more than a decade and the school’s deputy dean since 2013.  The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460January 23, 2015

Penn PIK Professor Dorothy Roberts to Receive APA’s 2015 Fuller Award

The American Psychiatric Association has named University of Pennsylvania professor Dorothy Roberts recipient of the 2015 Solomon Carter Fuller Award in recognition of her demonstrated leadership and exceptional achievements.

The award honors “a Black citizen who has pioneered in an area which has significantly benefitted the quality of life for Black people.”

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820
Media Contact:Jessica Bautista | bajess@sp2.upenn.edu | 215-573-8408January 23, 2015

Field Center at Penn Addresses America’s ‘Throwaway Children’ Through History

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The Field Center for Children's Policy, Practice & Research will host “The U.S. Response to Throwaway Children: From Orphan Trains to the Current Migrant Crisis,” which will include Christina Baker Kline, author of Orphan Train, the 2015 One Book, One Philadelphia reading selection, Monday, Feb. 9.

The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania will host a community symposium in conjunction with One Book, One Philadelphia, Monday, Feb. 9, at 8:30 a.m.

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422January 16, 2015

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships Open Doors for Penn Students

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Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, the FLAS program offers undergraduate and graduate-level academic year and summer fellowships to U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are enrolled full time and who want to study a modern African, Middle Eastern or South Asian language as part of their academic life.

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, the FLAS program offers undergraduate and graduate-level academic year and summer fellowships to U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are enrolled full time and who want to study a modern African, Middle Eastern or South Asian language as part of their academic life.

Federal Ban on Same-sex Marriages Still Casts Shadow on Many Lives

January 12, 2015

Tobias Barrington Wolff of the Law School comments on federal bans on same-sex marriage.

Article Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Pat McCrory and Mark Sanford Fire Back at Article About Stock Payouts

December 17, 2014

Jill Fisch of the Law School comments on vesting schedules.

Article Source: New York Times

5 Fat Roadblocks in the Way of Tax Reform

December 15, 2014

Michael Knoll of the Law School comments on the difficulties behind tax reform.

Article Source: CNN Money